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City Sightseeing Cardiff Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Croeso! A warm welcome awaits you on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour of Cardiff where you'll hear all about the development of the City and see its fine Civic buildings the new Bay area and the new Millennium Stadium.You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 11 stops in total and the entire route takes approximately 50 minutes. The bus departs every 30 - 60 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.""""The best way to see Cardiff! Join us for a 50-minute City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour including Cardiff Castle
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City Sightseeing Cardiff Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Croeso! A warm welcome awaits you on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour of Cardiff where you'll hear all about the development of the City and see its fine Civic buildings the new Bay area and the new Millennium Stadium.You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 11 stops in total and the entire route takes approximately 50 minutes. The bus departs every 30 - 60 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.""""The best way to see Cardiff! Join us for a 50-minute City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour including Cardiff Castle
From GBP13.00
 
Private Shore Excusrion to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond from Greenock
"Meet and greet at the pier 08:00-08:30 From Greenock we initially travel along the banks of the River Clyde crossing over the Kingston Bridge in central Glasgow before we reach Stirling. Stirling is a small city and passing through the medieval heart we see many fine buildings including the Church of the Holy Rude Argyll’s Lodging and the Old Town Jail. You could easily spend the whole day in Stirling but the main attraction is the visit to the mighty Stirling Castle(admission fee extra) which is Scotland’s finest medieval castle. It has stunning views from the battlements over to the National Wallace Monument which can also be visited. Next we head to Doune Castle (admission fee extra) of “Monty Python"" and ""Outlander” fame before heading into the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park at Callander. There are some real Scottish and you can sample the whisky too!! After lunch we take the simply stunning Dukes Pass road through the Trossachs
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Castell Coch - Daytrip Tips (9)

Castell Coch - Interior

As said before, Castell Coch's interior is very similar to the interior of Cardiff Castle. It is the same style: Many colours, a lot of gold leaf, subjects from different cultures and mythologies...
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ettiewyn
Apr 13, 2012

Castell Coch

Castell Coch is always described as a fairytale castle, but that is indeed what it looks like! I think it comes closer to what I imagined Sleeping Beauty's castle to look like as a child than any...
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ettiewyn
Apr 13, 2012

The Red Castle

This late nineteenth-century 'fairytale'-style castle was built on the medieval remains of a previous castle and was designed for the third marquess of Bute by William Burges. more soonOpening times...
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Balam
Aug 10, 2009

A Fairytale Castle

Castle Coch ( Red Castle) is a delightful little fairytale castle which is nestled amongst the trees high up on the hillside overlooking the Taff Valley to the South West of Cardiff. The Castle was...
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Myfanwe
Aug 09, 2009

Castell Coch (Red Castle)

Castell Coch (Red Castle) is a 19th-century Gothic Revival castle built on the remains of a genuine 13th-century fortification. It is situated on a hillside near the village of Tongwynlais, in the...
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aukahkay
Jul 07, 2009

Visit Castell Coch

A castle nestled in the hills. A great place for a wander around in the morning or afternoon. Take a picnic as the grounds outside are extensive.Opening timesApril - May: 9.30am - 5.00pm dailyJune -...
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vichatherly
Aug 19, 2004

Fairytale Castle

Although spelt Castle Coch, in Welsh its spelt Castell Coch (pronounced cork).It was built by William Burges in the late 19th century,A wonderful way to spend a couple of hours,the entrance fee was...
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neilward
Jan 17, 2004

Castell Coch ( Red Castle )

Castell Coch ( Red Castle )This fairy tale castle just outside the city, was built by the 'Marquis of Bute' about 100 years ago on the site of a crumbling Norman castle. It was built as a residance,...
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Beach_dog
Aug 26, 2002

Look around Castell Coch

Castell Coch, meaning Red Castle in Welsh, was built in the 1870s, for the 3rd Marquess of Bute to a design by William Burges.
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Nich
Mar 17, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Castell Coch - Daytrip

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Llandaff Cathedral

The small village of Llandaff is located only about 4km north of the city centre. It now belongs to the city of Cardiff, but it still retains the atmosphere of a village, especially in the area around...
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St. John the Baptist Church

St John is a church in the city centre. It is not a very big church, but it is quite important because, besides some parts of Cardiff Castle, it is the only medieval building in Cardiff! A church has...
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City Hall

The City Hall was constructed from 1901 to 1905 and is one of the most prominent building in the Civic Centre. Its most distinctive features are the belfry, which is 60m high, and the dome which is...
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Cardiff Castle

The remains of a Roman wall visible inside the Visitors centre of Cardiff Castle are the earliest evidence of the site being used for human occupation. There is a short animated video showing the...
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Roald Dahl Plass

The Oval Basin of Tiger Bay’s old West Bute Dock is now Cardiff Bay’s Roald Dahl Plass. Named after the famous Cardiff-born author, the plaza which is situated adjacent to the Millennium Centre and...
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Cardiff Bay Barrage

The Cardiff Bay Barrage was one of the largest civil engineering projects in Europe during construction in the 1990s and has turned tidal mud flats into a 200 hectare freshwater lake which in turn has...
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